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Conference Announcement

Linda Chamberlain rteam at netzone.com
Wed Feb 4 12:17:46 EST 1998

You are invited to attend a conference on advances in life extension 
and cryopreservation.  For more information on the Alcor Life 
Extension Foundation and this year's Conference:

(click on the blue Phoenix icon, then on "Conference")

Presentations, Talks and Panels by:

Fred Chamberlain
Linda Chamberlain
Michael Cloud
Mike Darwin
Robert Ettinger
Greg Fahy, Ph.D.
Ralph Merkle, Ph.D.
Marvin Minsky, Ph.D. (tbc)
Dave Pizer
Paul Segall, Ph.D.
Hal Sternberg, Ph.D.
Brian Wowk, Ph.D.

Lodging: $99/night, single or double room, $119 for four people.  Be
sure to tell the reservation clerk that you are attending the Alcor
Conference and give them the following code: ALC.

Fifty rooms held through March 4, 1998.  For additional information,
contact the Chamber of Commerce in Scottsdale at (800)877-1117 or in
Phoenix at (602)254-5521 (No toll free Ch.Comm in Phoenix!)

For frugal conference attendees, there are two Super 8 Motels near
the airport and conference hotel with shuttles.  The toll-free
reservation number is 1-800-800-8000.

Conference Cost: Full package includes all presentations and
materials, Saturday luncheon and Saturday evening banquet. 

Regular Rate... if received by March 3, 1998...$149 

Late Rate... if received by April 2, 1998...$179 

Door Rate......$195 

Register by phone: (800) 367-2228 - Ask for Joe Hovey.  Visa or
MasterCard accepted; you may mail registration - see below: You may
mail your registration and payment to: 1998 Alcor Conference, 7895 E.
Acoma Dr., Ste. 110, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Please make check payable
to Alcor Foundation, and give us your full name, address, and phone
number.  Your check will be your receipt; please pick up tickets at
the Conference.

Friday, April 3, 1998

7:00-10:00 pm	Welcome: Registration, Reception

Saturday, April 4, 1998

9:00-9:15 am	Introduction - Fred Chamberlain, Alcor President/CEO
9:15-10:30 am	Greg Fahy, Ph.D. - "CryoPreservation of the Human Brain"
10:30-11:30 am	Mike Darwin - "Newly Developed and Emerging
                                                      Technologies for
Human CryoPreservation"

11:30-1:30 pm	Luncheon (provided with registration, or available 
                                separately, see fee below)

1:30-2:30 pm	Brian Wowk, Ph.D. - "Toward Human Vitrification"
2:30-3:30 pm	Fred & Linda Chamberlain, , Alcor CEO and Alcor
                                      CryoTranport Manager - "Cryonics
Rescue Systems"
3:30-4:30 pm	Ralph Merkle, Ph.D. - "Nanotechnology Update and
of the Brain" 
4:30-5:30 pm	Paul Segall, Ph.D. and Hal Sternberg, Ph.D. - 
                                                "Advances in Low
Temperature Medicine"

7:00-7:30 pm	Reception; no host bar

7:30-11:00 pm	Banquet

8:30-11:00 pm	Panel: What's in It for Me? -  Marvin Minsky, Ph.D. (tbc)

Sunday, April 5, 1998


8:45-9:30 am	Bus to Alcor Facility
9:30-11:15 am	Alcor Tour and Sign-up Party
11:15-11:45 am	Bus returns to Conference Site


9:30-11:45		Panel: Identity and Reanimation - Fred Chamberlain

11:45 am-1:30 pm	Lunch (on your own)

1:30-2:30 pm	Alan Stoner & Mark Thompson - Smith Barney's
                                "Cryonics Wealth Preservation Programs"
2:30-3:30 pm	Michael Cloud - "How to Make the Idea of  Cryonics
3:30-4:00		Break	
4:00-4:30 pm	Dave Pizer - "A Retirement Community and Safe
4:30-5:00 pm	Robert Ettinger - "Where are we headed?"
5:00-5:30 pm	Closing Comments - Linda Chamberlain

Linda Chamberlain (linda at alcor.org)
CryoTransport Manager
Alcor Life Extension Foundation
Non-profit cryonic suspension services since 1972.
7895 E. Acoma Dr., Suite 110, Scottsdale AZ 85260-6916
Phone (602) 922-9013  (800) 367-2228   FAX (602) 922-9027
info at alcor.org for general requests

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